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proline

 [pro´lēn]
a cyclic, nonessential amino acid; it is a major constituent of collagen.

pro·line (Pro),

(prō'lēn),
Pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid; the l-isomer is found in proteins, especially the collagens.

proline

/pro·line/ (Pro) (P) (pro´lēn) a cyclic, nonessential amino acid occurring in proteins; it is a major constituent of collagen.

proline

(prō′lēn′)
n.
An amino acid, C5H9NO2, that is found in most proteins and is a major constituent of collagen.

proline (Pro)

[prō′lēn]
a nonessential amino acid found in many proteins of the body, particularly collagen. See also amino acid, protein.

pro·line

(Pro) (prō'lēn)
An amino acid found in proteins, especially the collagens.
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Fig. 260 Proline . Molecular structure.

proline (P, Pro)

one of 20 AMINO ACIDS common in protein. It has a nonpolar ‘R’ group structure and is relatively insoluble in water. See Fig. 260 . The ISOELECTRIC POINT of proline is 6.3.

proline

amino acid occurring in proteins

pro·line

(Pro) (prō'lēn)
An amino acid found in proteins, especially the collagens.

proline (prō´lēn),

n a nonessential amino acid found in many proteins of the body, particularly collagen.

proline

Pro; a cyclic amino acid occurring in proteins; it is a major constituent of collagen.